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Cookies for Kids: A Great Cookie Cookbook

Posted on the 23 May 2012 by Steveliu @charitablegift

Cookies for Kids: A Great Cookie CookbookCookies for Kids Cancer: Best Bake Sale Cookbook is a new cookbook by Gretchen Holt-Witt.

In 2007, Gretchen Holt-Witt’s son was battling pediatric cancer, the #1 disease killer of kids in the United States. She set the incredible goal of baking 96,000 cookies during the holidays that year for the purpose of funding research against the disease. Holt-Witt succeeded in selling all 96,000 cookies and raising over $400,000 for new pediatric cancer treatments.

In the years since, request for cookies continued to pour in. Gretchen and her husband Larry started Cookies for Kids’ Cancer (, a national non-profit that inspires people to host bake sales of all sizes. She maintains a Twitter account

This cookbook takes the best of her recipes and offers them to all of us to inspire more bake sales. 100% of the author’s proceeds and royalties will be donated to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer for pediatric cancer research. The recipes are easy to make and delicious. In addition, there are tips on starting your own bake sale and inspirational quotes and stories throughout the book.

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